Guest Post: Turning Infant Care Into Early Literacy Brain Development

My friend Kate Lowe is back with another guest post! Seriously, everyone, this woman is good. In case you missed it the first time, Kate Lowe works as a children’s librarian in Vancouver, BC. She enjoys testing out new storytime material on her 4 year old son. She is also living proof that anyone can… Continue reading Guest Post: Turning Infant Care Into Early Literacy Brain Development

Baby Storytime: Using Scarves and Egg Shakers

Babies are both natural musicians and dancers which as far as we’re concerned means they were made for scarves and egg shakers! We absolutely love busting out these props in baby storytime and hope by the end of this post you will too.  In case you’re interested we have written about using scarves and shakers for the… Continue reading Baby Storytime: Using Scarves and Egg Shakers

Baby Storytime: Favourite Dancing Songs

Our series on baby storytime continues!  This week I’m sharing my favourite songs for getting caregivers and babies up and moving.  Make sure to check out the other posts in this series before reading on. Welcoming Activities at Babytime Favourite Fingerplays and Tickles Favourite Lap Bounces Focus on Newborns Favourite Books for Baby Storytime Using… Continue reading Baby Storytime: Favourite Dancing Songs

Baby Storytime: Favourite Lap Bounces

For the third post in our baby storytime series, I’m sharing my favourite lap bounces. Make sure to check out the rest of the posts in the series! Welcoming Activities at Babytime Favourite Fingerplays and Tickles Focus on Newborns Favourite Dancing Songs Favourite Books for Baby Storytime Using Scarves and Egg Shakers with Babies Using… Continue reading Baby Storytime: Favourite Lap Bounces